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Big East 40th Anniversary
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RE: Big East 40th Anniversary
(06-04-2019 09:43 PM)DFW HOYA Wrote:  
(05-29-2019 11:26 AM)TheBasketBallOpinion Wrote:  Crazy that it started with 7 schools
And the two that turned it down:

Rutgers said they were better as an independent. Seton Hall got the bid.

Holy Cross' president famously told the Big East "they were not in the entertainment business." Boston College gladly accepted. Seven years later, Holy Cross dropped out of Div. I-A.

Holy Cross almost immediately regretted their decision and tried to gain admittance a couple years later. Then they passed on becoming a founding member of the Atlantic 10 (when the Eastern 8 regrouped) and St. Joe’s got their spot.

I posted some articles in the alternate history thread.
06-07-2019 09:47 AM
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